Medical Advisory Board

Elaine Wirrell, MD

Elaine Wirrell, MD Mayo Clinic DSF Advisory Board

Elaine Wirrell, MDMayo Clinic

Dr. Elaine Wirrell is the director of pediatric epilepsy and professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She completed medical school at the University of British Columbia and her pediatric neurology training at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

She is the co-chair of the Nosology and Status Epilepticus Task Force and a member of the Psychiatric Issues in Pediatric Epilepsy Task Force of the International League Against Epilepsy. She is also the chair the Pediatric Content Committee at the American Epilepsy Society and a member of the Medical Advisory Board for DSF.

Dr. Wirrell’s main research interests are in early onset, medically intractable epilepsies, and epileptic encephalopathies.

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